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Last approved: Thu, 13 Apr 2017 16:02:25 GMT

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Milken Institute School of Public Health
Global Health (GH)
Population and Sustainable Development
Population & Sustainable Devel
Fall 2017
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John Sandberg
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The reciprocal connections between the dynamics of population growth, distribution, and age structure to health, well-being, and socioeconomic development.
-Calculate and assess basic demographic measures of fertility, mortality, reproduction, migration, urbanization and age structure.
-Describe the basic mechanisms of population dynamics and transitions, and how they can be used to analyze a wide variety of social change.
-Assess current population trends as they relate to development and health both regionally and on a national level
-Analyze the reciprocal linkages between population structure and change, health (e.g., maternal and child health, nutrition), human capital development, economic opportunity and structure and political factors from a variety of theoretical perspectives.
-Situate the role of population dynamics in interaction with economic and environmental and political factors in debates concerning health and sustainable development policy.

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ebrunori (Thu, 16 Feb 2017 18:10:04 GMT): New elective course.
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